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Internet Studies Lab

Book chapter
Automated Prediction of Demographic Information from Medical User Reviews

Tutubalina E., Nikolenko S. I.

In bk.: Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration. 4th International Conference, MIKE 2016, Mexico City, Mexico, November 13 - 19, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Iss. 10089. Cham: Springer, 2017. P. 174-184.

Working paper
Mining media topics perceived as social problems by online audiences: use of a data mining approach in sociology

Nagornyy O., Koltsova O.

Sociology. SOC. Высшая школа экономики, 2017. No. WP BRP 74/SOC/2017.

We are happy to announce annual Web Science Summer School 2017!

The Summer School Web Science-2017 will be held in St.Petersburg, Russia, on July 1-8 2017.

Pre-Christmas digest of articles of LINIS

A series of articles of LINIS were published in proceedings of AINL FRUCT-2016 conference. 

Russian-Chinese collaboration

The head of the Laboratory for Internet studies Olessia Koltsova returned from the journey to China. 

Destructive networks and "groups of death"

Increasing attention is paid to so-called “groups of death”, which have spread in Internet, especially in Social Network Sites. What caused the interest of adolescents to these online-communities?  How to protect children from this threat? These and other issues were discussed in a live-program "Project-2015" on the channel Saint-Petersburg, where Yuri Rykov acted as invited expert.


Staff of LINIS presented their papers at the International conference Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language-2016 (AINL) held 10-12 November in Saint-Petersburg (Russia).

Challenges of the modern Age and the analytics avenues of Network science

October 26-29 VI Annual Winter School “Actual Sociology and Challenges of modern Age: new trends in theory and methods” was held in Saint-Petersburg State University. 

Web Science-2017 in Saint-Petersburg!

We are happy to congratulate our colleagues on winning in WSTNet Web science Summer School competitive proposal procedure!

Conference in memorium of A. Krishtanovsky

The LINIS staff took a part in VII International Conference in memoriam of A. Krishtanovsky.

Trends in the area of “Platform society”

Yuri Rykov, the Research Fellow of LINIS, presented his report at International conference The Internet, Policy & Politics in Oxford University.

Openness, Collaboration and Collective Action!

It was the motto of the 3rd  International Conference on Internet Science-2016, which was attended by members of the LINIS. September 12-14 in Florence, scientists, practitioners and politicians from around the world came together to discuss socially important problems and their solutions.